The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer - Java
UK
Rank 590 632 612
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 11 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.008% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Median daily rate £475 £355 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% -13.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £476 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
+40.27% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Senior Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Senior Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK.

Senior Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 9 £475 +33.80% 16
London +23 7 £475 +35.71% 5
South East - 2 £560 - 3
Wales - 2 £450 -
West Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
City of London - 1 £475 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £560 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Senior Java Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Spring
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) Unix
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Java EE
6 6 (24.00%) Open Source
6 6 (24.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (20.00%) JMS
7 5 (20.00%) Microservices
7 5 (20.00%) Spring Boot
8 4 (16.00%) Kanban
8 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (16.00%) JIRA
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) REST
8 4 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (12.00%) High Availability
9 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Network Management
9 3 (12.00%) MVC
9 3 (12.00%) Finance

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) BGP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.00%) Redis
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Event Store
2 1 (4.00%) Impala
2 1 (4.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Spring
2 6 (24.00%) Java EE
3 5 (20.00%) JMS
3 5 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) Dropwizard
5 2 (8.00%) JPA
5 2 (8.00%) Node.js
5 2 (8.00%) Spring Cloud
5 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
6 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (4.00%) Kafka
6 1 (4.00%) React
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Wiki
4 1 (4.00%) BBC
4 1 (4.00%) Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) BDD
4 6 (24.00%) Open Source
5 5 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.00%) Kanban
7 3 (12.00%) High Availability
7 3 (12.00%) MVC
7 3 (12.00%) Network Management
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) DevOps
8 2 (8.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
8 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.00%) SDLC
8 2 (8.00%) SOA
9 1 (4.00%) Line Management
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) R
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Graphite
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe
1 1 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
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